Natural Gas Pipeline Company Of America

Seventh Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 04/18/2008, Docket: RP08-319-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 441 Original Sheet No. 441 : Pending






(d) Natural's determination of a Shipper's

creditworthiness is solely for Natural's purposes under Natural's

Tariff and such determination is neither a representation nor a

guarantee to a Releasing Shipper or any other entity as to the

ability of a Replacement or Subreplacement Shipper to pay any

outstanding amount under a Released Firm Transportation Agreement.




By acquiring released capacity, a Shipper agrees that it

will comply with all provisions of Natural's Tariff and all

applicable Commission orders, rules and regulations. Such Shipper

also agrees to be responsible to Natural for compliance with all

applicable terms and conditions of Natural's Tariff, as well as the

terms and conditions of the Released Firm Transportation Agreement.




(a) Subject to Section 19.17(c), the Releasing Shipper

shall continue to be liable and responsible for all reservation

charges associated with the released capacity up to the reservation

charge specified in such Releasing Shipper's Agreement with Natural.

The Releasing Shipper agrees that the award of capacity to a

Replacement Shipper or Subreplacement Shipper shall automatically

reduce the Releasing Shipper's firm capacity rights under the

Agreement with Natural effective on the effective date of the release

for the period of the release, except for any period that the firm

capacity is recalled by the Releasing Shipper (if the successful bid

so permits) until such capacity is reput to the Replacement or

Subreplacement Shipper, in accordance with this Section 19.


(b) A release by a Replacement Shipper shall not relieve

the Original Shipper or the Replacement Shipper of their obligations

under this Section 19.


(c) In the event that a Released Firm Transportation

Agreement covers the remaining term of the Eligible Firm

Transportation Agreement at maximum rates, then the Original Shipper

may request in writing that the Original Shippers' rights and

obligations under the Eligible Firm Transportation Agreement shall

be prospectively assigned to, and be assumed by, the Replacement

Shipper. Following such request, Natural shall send the Original

Shipper and Replacement Shipper an assignment agreement to so